Crisis Nursery Tell A Fairy Tale Day Writing Challenge (Deadline: Feb. 20 at 5 p.m.)
February 26 is Tell a Fairy Tale Day! Although there is no congressional record or presidential proclamation to mark this holiday as a national observance, Crisis Nursery and art and literature lovers across the land recognize the importance of stimulating creativity and the desire to dream in every little girl and boy.
Beginning today through Wednesday, Feb. 20, Crisis Nursery is hosting a special "Once upon a time" short story writing competition in observance of Tell A Fairy Tale Day. Entrants are encouraged to create imaginative, mythical, magical and inspirational fairy tales to be shared with children at the Crisis Nursery on Feb. 26.
All fairy tales that adhere to the submission guidelines will be used.
Fairy tales must start with “Once upon a time…” and
have HAPPY ENDINGS!
Entries must be original, unpublished works of the entrant.
Stories should be 500 words or fewer. (Profanity is not acceptable.)
Stories should appeal to children in one of the following age groups: Birth to 1 year; 1 to 3 years; 4 to 6 years; and 7 to 12 years.
Submit all entries to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013.
For more information, visit www.crisisnurserykids.org or call 314.292.5770.
All entries are voluntary. Authors will not be
compensated; however, works may be shared in future Crisis Nursery publications and promotional efforts.